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May 24, 2013 Issue

Boomgaarden to perform free concert of Chopin's mazurkas

Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans, will present a free concert of Frédéric Chopin’s mazurkas, Friday, June 7.

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Student's self-produced exercise video featured nationwide

Loyola University New Orleans alumna Izabela Gasparri's '13 self-produced exercise video detailing a creative way to break a sweat was featured in a syndicated health e-magazine distributed to college students across the country.

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Alumni College opens its doors to the public

Cybercriminals, millennialism, terrorism, global climate change … and Mardi Gras history? Only in Louisiana during one weekend in June can the public take open college classes on these topics and also participate in special tours of the city, including a visit to churches of the Irish Channel and a look at the Sicilian side of New Orleans.

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Baseball legend 'Rags' Scheuermann honored in annual fundraiser May 30

Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Alumni Affairs is hosting the third annual Coach Louis "Rags" Scheuermann Baseball Fundraiser Thursday, May 30 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Roux Room at Walk On's Bar and Bistreaux, located at 1009 Poydras Street in New Orleans. The event benefits the Coach Louis "Rags" Scheuermann Baseball Scholarship, named in honor of the Loyola legend and New Orleans icon.

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Southern Rep and Loyola join forces to host summer theatre camps

The Department of Theatre Arts at Loyola University New Orleans will team up for the first time with New Orleans’ only year-round professional theatre, Southern Rep, to host three new theatre camps this summer for children ages 9 to 18. Each camp will concentrate on a specific production for a designated age group and conclude with staged performances.

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Loyola study: Bad morals are contagious, even through handshakes

If a person comes into contact with an evil-doer, even indirectly, is it contagious? Newly published research by Loyola University New Orleans psychology professor Kendall Eskine, Ph.D., says bad morals can spread through physical contact, such as a handshake, or even through shared contact with inanimate objects.

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